Global Entrepreneurship Week at BioLinc

During November 12-19 BioLinc joins the celebrations for the Global Entrepreneurship Week. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued a statement on Global Entrepreneurship Week in which he emphasized the important role that Canadian and global entrepreneurs play in maintaining and growing a strong economy as well as creating jobs. At BioLinc we not only celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation during this week, but we also embrace the young entrepreneurs daily by providing them with support services, mentoring, training workshops, and physical incubation space.

Most importantly, BioLinc fosters collaboration between entrepreneurs by offering multi-day boot camps such as The Young Entrepreneurship Kick-off Weekend in which participants form teams to develop startups.

Check out some of the activities that BioLinc participated in for Entrepreneurship Week!

BioLinc Activities for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Date Activity Partners and Collaborators
Monday November 13
  • Innovate Niagara
  • St. Catharines Enterprise Centre
  • ihub
Tuesday November 14
  • BioLinc table display in Fishbowl at Brock University by BioLinc Ambassador
  • Promotion of BioLinc and services BioLinc provides to students
Tuesday November 14
  • Cassie Price met with Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre to learn more about the newly launched Starter Company Plus Program and how it can benefit young entrepreneurs
  • Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
Tuesday November 14
  • BioLinc team met with Spark to discuss entrepreneurship and acceleration in the Niagara Region and the NYEN initiative
  • Spark
Wednesday November 15 & Thursday November 16
  • Dan Lynch and Cassie Price and a business analyst from Innovate Niagara met one-on-one with participants in this years cohort of the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship Program
  • Met with over 30 young entrepreneurs
  • More information about this years cohort can be found here.
  • Innovate Niagara
Wednesday November 15
  • Co-hosted an event called The You Business with ncTakeOff at Niagara College
  • ncTakeOff, Niagara College
Wednesday November 15
  • Supported the Brock Innovation Group in an event where entrepreneurs from Filefacets came and shared their entrepreneurial journey with students
  • Brock Innovation Group
Thursday November 16
  • Table display and promotion of Monster Pitch with the Brock Innovation Group
  • Brock Innovation Group
Friday November 17
  • Presentation with ihub to teachers in the DSBN about the High School Entrepreneurship Co-op.
  • District School Board of Niagara
  • ihub

BioLinc is dedicated to support young entrepreneurs by offering training to develop entrepreneurship skills through experiential learning opportunities. We collaborate with our community partners and network of incubators to show entrepreneurship as a viable career path for youth and to enhance their entrepreneurial aspirations. Recently, BioLinc join two new affiliates: The University Business Incubator (UBI) index, and Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC).

Learn more about upcoming events here.

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